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The Gilbert Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   341 Beach Drive, Seaside, OR 97138-5707
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Ranked #4 of 12 Seaside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
CraigMC1975 Abbotsford, Canada
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Abbotsford, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were very excited to visit Seaside and stay in an historic inn. The gardens to the Gilbert Inn were lovely. The reception area was lovely. The nice lady who checked us in, from Charleston SC was lovely. Our room was...bijoux. That's okay, we did not expect the Ritz. It was adequate and clean. The walls and... More

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Fort Langley, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed two nights, nice room, lovely location. Old Victorian room with nice touches such as a fruit basket and small chocolates as a treat during the day. Very close to the beach so the location was excellent. Wi Fi was good and although we didn't use the dwnstrs lounging area it was a very nice space for sociallizing, reading,... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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148 reviews 148 reviews
15 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well appointed room ( we were upstairs in the north/added wing). Noise was no worse than one would expect in this location, and we kept the windows open. Yes, the bathroom is a bit tight if that is important to you, but I prefer having the space in the bedroom as sitting area, and our room (#5) offered plenty of... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights in this very clean, very well-maintained Victorian close to the promenade. The bedroom was quite small (typical of this age of construction), but the bathroom largish. Lights in the bedroom were a bit too dim for comfortable reading. No minifridge, but there is ice available in the sister facility across the street.

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University Place, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gilbert Inn in Seaside Oregon was a beautiful home from the late 1800's. The front desk staff were all very friendly and the lobby and our room was very clean and well kept. There was complimentary home cooked cookies and fresh fruit in the lobby and free DVD's to check out at the front desk. The yard was beautiful... More

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Auburn, United States
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed two evenings here. The hotel is beautiful, the rooms nicely decorated and immaculately clean, and the price very reasonable. We had a deluxe queen room and found the bed excellent and the room spacious. We will definitely return again.

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Portland, Or
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gilbert inn - the good Victorian charm, comfortable, clean, good service, reasonable price. The bad Construction across the street with backing truck alarms at 6am, trash truck on Monday sounds like a war zone at 6:30, and shrieking gulls at all hours. No AC so windows must be open , no way to shut out the noise. Sandwiched in between... More

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Syracuse, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The service was great and people were very friendly. The location is very close to the beach. As mentioned by one other customer, I booked thinking it was a B&B. Many of the booking websites give that impression.

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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We've stayed at the Gilbert Inn several times over the years. This time they had an offer for returning guests that we couldn't refuse - two nights for the price of one. We were greeted warmly by the innkeeper, Maria. Then we settled in for the next peaceful two days. The entry (living room) of this Victorian home is beautiful,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This is a fascinating old home turned into a B&B - a block away from the ocean and you can walk anywhere from here. Parking is right in front of the room and the inside is like a place from days-gone-by. We stayed in the 1800 room - magnificent. This Inn does no longer server breakfast but it does not... More

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Address: 341 Beach Drive, Seaside, OR 97138-5707
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Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Seaside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gilbert Inn 3*
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We invite you to stay in the romantic Gilbert Inn and make this historic 122 year old Victorian your home while on the Oregon coast. Its original owner, Alexandre Gilbert, was a soldier, hotelier and a mayor of Seaside. In 1892 he and his wife, Emma, built the house that would become the Gilbert Inn. According to the local newspaper, the Seaside Signal, the Inn is now Seaside's oldest surviving house. But don't worry about comfort! Each room has a full private bath, television, and modern, comfortable beds. To preserve a place for couples to retreat, guest must be 18 years or older to stay. Come and discover this coastal treasure that provides a window to the past with all the fine comforts of today. ... more   less 
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